Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/28/2019

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 3.75 10.68 2.74 9.51 7.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 3.75 10.68 2.74 9.51 7.62
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 3.89 10.02 4.36 10.91
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception Inception 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.57 7.15 1.99 8.98 7.50
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.57 7.15 1.99 8.98 7.50
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -2.37 7.35 3.69 10.65

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/28/2019

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold 1.30 7.97 0.13 6.62
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 2.18 7.03 0.86 6.32
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold 1.30 7.97 0.13 6.62
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 2.18 7.03 0.86 6.32
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -5.82 4.49 -0.62 6.07
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -2.07 4.31 0.34 5.91
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -5.82 4.49 -0.62 6.07
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -2.07 4.31 0.34 5.91

Calendar Year Returns

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -3.57 6.85 19.41 -10.06 -0.25 7.79 15.26 4.71 13.86 44.51
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -3.57 6.85 19.41 -10.06 -0.25 7.79 15.26 4.71 13.86 44.51
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -2.37 7.03 18.39 -4.90 1.86 7.53 14.71 5.47 14.42 54.22

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 02/28/2019

Month EndAs of 02/28/2019 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 4.36 6.84 3.75 35.59 14.50 148.15 3,604.35
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 4.36 6.84 3.75 35.59 14.50 148.15 3,604.35
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) 3.76 6.18 3.89 33.13 23.78 181.67
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2018 3 Month YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 12/31/1969
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -5.58 -3.57 -3.57 23.02 10.37 136.22 3,367.21
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -5.58 -3.57 -3.57 23.02 10.37 136.22 3,367.21
Credit Suisse High Yield Index (%) -4.77 -2.37 -2.37 23.70 19.83 175.10

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY (MPT) STATISTICSAs of 02/28/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Standard Deviation (Fund) 5.69 6.81 7.56
Standard Deviation (Credit Suisse High Yield Index) 4.99 5.46 6.92
Beta 1.11 1.21 1.07
Sharpe Ratio 1.68 0.30 1.21
Information Ratio 0.47 -0.82 -0.82
Tracking Error 1.43 1.96 1.71

ADDITIONAL RISK STATISTICSAs of 02/28/2019 (updated monthly)

3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Beta Bull 1.09 1.14 0.98
Beta Bear 0.91 1.13 1.07
Bull Bear Capture Ratio 0.88 0.78 0.79
% of Positive Months 66.67 58.33 70.83
Gains/Losses 4.42 1.38 2.58
Maximum Drawdown
5.58 17.72 17.72

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 10/01/2018 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.61%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.60%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • Credit Suisse High Yield Index

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